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How to make wholesale clubs worth the cost

Marketing manager Bobby Alexander, right, talks with Kathy Darling inside the new Costco Business Center on Martin Luther King Boulevard on Feb. 11, 2009.

Big discounts await shoppers at wholesale membership clubs like Sam's Club, BJ's and Costco, and shoppers swear by them to save money. For small-business owners who need to buy in bulk, and for large families, paying ...

Report: Las Vegas home prices continue steady surge

Realtor Helen Riley and Fafie Moore, a Reality Executives owner/broker, leave a home being offered for sale in Henderson on Monday, April 8, 2013.

Las Vegas home values keep on climbing. The median home value in the quarter ending March 31 was $170,900, up 22 percent from a year earlier. The growth rate was ...

Cromwell’s casino floor officially open for business

A couple plays an electronic craps machine during the opening of the casino floor at the Cromwell, formerly Bill's Gamblin' Hall & Saloon, on the Las Vegas Strip and Flamingo Avenue, Monday, April 21, 2014.

Caesars Entertainment, owner of the renovated resort at Las Vegas Boulevard and Flamingo Road, opened the Cromwell’s 40,000-square-foot casino floor at 4 p.m. today. The casino has 434 slot machines and 66 table games. Some of the hotel’s 188 rooms also ...

Movie ticket prices edge up in 1st quarter compared to last year

(Left to right) Ashlee Jacobsen, her friend Zane Cordes, 11, brother Aldan Jacabsen, 11, and sister Megan Jacobsen, 8, watch the movie, "Monsters University," at the American Dream drive-in theater in Powell, Wyoming, on September 14, 2013. (Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

Average movie ticket prices dropped in the first quarter of this year from the end of 2013, but were still slightly higher than ...

Stratosphere Tower welcomes its 40 millionth visitor

The Stratosphere Tower welcomed James Kennedy, Birmingham, England, right, as its 40 milllionth visitor. Paul Hobson, left, vice president and general manager, greets Kennedy.

James Kennedy’s visit today to the Stratosphere Tower was more than one in a million. Kennedy, a Birmingham, England, resident visiting Las Vegas for the first time, was singled out this morning …

Crimea seeks to become the next Las Vegas

Dealer Joe Carrion waits inside the high-limit baccarat room in January at the Hard Rock Hotel.

Guy Fieri begins new adventure; Tommy Rocker’s in Henderson takes final bow

Guy Fieri takes a "selfie" with a fan's camera outside his first Las Vegas restaurant, Guy Fieri's Vegas Kitchen & Bar on Friday, April 4, 2014.

Guy Fieri makes his Las Vegas restaurant debut as two dining spots close in Henderson. High-end retailer Kitson comes to town ...

The Data: April 20-26

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The world through militia eyes

Alex Bieniecki shows his "We The People" tattoo at a camp near Bunkerville Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

Militiamen descended on Bunkerville from all over the nation to help Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy reclaim his cattle from the federal agency that had rounded some of them up because Bundy had not paid grazing fees for more than 20 years. We got a close-up view of their encampment.

Try on clothes before you buy them — online

Bungalow Clothing owner Rob Wright says his online retailer has eliminated the worst aspect of shopping for clothes online while preserving the best parts of the experience.

Bungalow Clothing is solving the Achilles heel of online apparel shopping: not being able to try things on before buying them. Through a reconfiguration of the shopping process ...

How I grew to love the monorail

Passengers wait to board the Las Vegas Monorail at the Harrah's station Monday, Nov. 14, 2011.

John Katsilometes discovered a great deal for locals, who might have good reason to start riding the rail ...

Boulder City Hospital getting healthier

Boulder City Hospital CEO Tom Maher is overseeing the nonprofit organizations efforts to recover financially through an expansion and renovation project on Monday, April 14, 2014.

After two decades of losing money, Boulder City’s nonprofit health care provider has turned around its fortunes with the help of a federal program, and is actually expanding ...

Just how boozy do we want Fremont Street to be?

Tammy Cooke of Henderson, who's birthday is Dec. 31, gets a birthday shot from a bartender during TributePalooza at the Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas on New Year's Eve Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

The Fremont Street area could become a commerce center with many residents — or it could be Bourbon Street West ...

The Notes: April 20-26

In the Notes:, Thunder Valley Casino Resort, NightlifeHire, Global Cash Access Holdings, Palm Mortuary and more ...